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The Electoral College, give the vote back to the people.

Undemocratic, Outdated, Useless: The Electoral College must go

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor November 26, 2020

If you are old enough to vote in the presidential election, you probably think that you’re voting for the president directly. Heads up: the people don’t elect the president: it’s the Electoral College...

The difference in the elections depending on the systems we use.

Why the Electoral College needs to go

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2016

This is not just Democratic sour grapes. After every modern election, there is a general cry  for the Electoral College to be dissolved. While I'm not asking for a complete overhaul of the Electoral College,...

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving 2016: We need a day of healing, no matter who is in the White House

by Savannah Sitler, Emily Sherwood, Reporters November 14, 2016

The past 18 months of anger and partisanship has taken a huge toll on the United States. Everyone has taken sides, constantly arguing and proving themselves to each other. November has been dreaded since...

Kiley Gales, Class of 2019, votes for the presidential candidate of her choice.

Students vote for their next president in a mock election: Photo of the Day 11/7/2016

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter November 7, 2016

Students had the chance to vote for the presidential candidate of their choice as a part of the mock election that took place during all lunch shifts on November 7, 2016. In the cafeteria, a polling...

Green Valley Elementary voting booth.

Primary voting 2016: Voters head to the polls: Photo of the day 4/26/2016

by Grant Kastel, Reporter April 26, 2016

At Green Valley Elementary and in polling places throughout Maryland, people were voting for their party's nominees. Stuart Harvey, Election Director in Frederick County has been working at his job...

Bush laughs at this article (not really).

Top 10 of 2015: Worst political blunders from the top presidential front-runners

by Garrett Wiehler, Reporter January 1, 2016

In 2015 we've heard a lot about next year's election. With the primaries for both parties coming up next year, many family members will be strongly asserting their opinion this holiday season. I've compiled...

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